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This July, Columbia neurologist Mitch Elkind will become president of the American Heart Association, only the second time a neurologist has led the organization.
Patients taking the recommended diuretic for hypertension experienced more potentially serious side effects than those taking a similar drug, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart disease.
After Cynthia Vander Molen’s son underwent open heart surgery, she wrote a book to help him and other children see how their scars make them stronger.
- February 26, 2013
Columbia researchers found that not all hostility, but only hostility that can be detected by others, is a risk factor for heart disease.
- February 20, 2013
Omega-3 lipid emulsions protect brain after stroke in mouse study
- February 12, 2013
Counter to prevailing notions, researchers found that “living in the barrio or ethnically dense communities isn’t always bad for your health."
- February 6, 2013
Women with the greatest risk of having a heart attack know the least about heart attack symptoms, according to a new study.
- December 21, 2012
New study may help inform the design of anti-atherosclerosis vaccines
- December 17, 2012
A new meta-analysis of 6 studies (120,000 people) demonstrates that stress may help predict future risk of heart disease or death from heart disease.
- October 8, 2012
New link found between high-fat diet and atherosclerosis
Source:CNNSeptember 7, 2012
Heart attacks in the U.S. are uncommon among people younger than 55, but the numbers could rise because obesity is a growing problem, said Dr. Lee Goldman.
- August 21, 2012